The Invisible Art of Film Music: A Comprehensive History

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Scarecrow Press, 1. jan. 1998 - 431 sider
A comprehensive introduction to film music for the general student, the film historian, and the aspiring cinematographer. It is a historically structured account of the evolution of music in films. The book is arranged as a chronological survey and includes biographical sketches on many important film composers in addition to the development of the films themselves.

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MacDonald (emeritus, music history, C.S. Mott Community Coll., MI) updates his work The Invisible Art of Film Music: A Comprehensive History, in this second edition. This version includes the ... Les hele vurderingen

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Contents
1909
Music and the Birth of Film
1915
Dream Street 8
1925
The Transition to Talkies 17 The SoundonFilm System 18
1929
The Decline of the Musical 28
1930
42nd Street 33
1934
The Charge of the Light Brigade 39 Erich
1936
Lost Horizon 42 Alfred
1937
The Lon in Winter 213 Nino Rota Romeo and Juliet 215 Marvin
1968
BenHur 164 Bernard Herrmann Journey to the Center of the Earth
1959
PRELUDE Popular Music 223 Television 224 Movies 225
1970
The Godfather 236 Jerry Goldsmith The Other 240 Deliverance
1972
Murder on the Orient Express 247 Francis Ford Coppola
1974
Requiem for a Musical Heavyweight 255 In Herrmanns
1976
Celestial Encounters 260 Jerry Goldsmith From MacArthur
1977
Thriller and Fantasy 270 Jerry Goldsmith In Outer Space 272 Viva
1979

194049
1947
Mrs Miniver 73 More Patriotic Films 74 Bernard Herrmann
1942
Laura 82 Max Steiner Since You Went Away 84 Short Cuts 84
1943
Scott of the Antarctic 101 Brian Easdale The
1948
195059
1945
PRELUDE Popular Music 113 Television 114 Movies 115
1950
High Noon 127 Victor Young From Scaramouche to The Greatest
1952
On the Waterfront 137 Short Cuts 140
1955
The Pinnacle of His Career 153 Malcolm Arnold The Bridge on
1957
Scoring
1961
Tom Jones 192 Alfred Newman How the West Was Won 194
1960
Doctor Zhivago 200 Music for Epics 202 ShortCuts 203
1966
198089
1981
PRELUDE New Technology 111 Popular Music 278 Television 278 Movies 279
1980
Into the 1990s 335
1982
The Right Stuff 297 Jerry Goldsmith From Under Fire to Twilight Zone
1983
Beauty and the Beast 341 James Newton Howard The Prince
1991
From Men in Black to Good Will Hunting 371 John Williams From
1997
Field of Dreams 327 Patrick Doyle Henry V 331 John Williams
1989
Bibliography 379
General Index 403
Index of Names 419
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